Brad’s practice is focused on corporate and securities law with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, shareholder activism and corporate finance. He represents bidders and targets across a broad range of industries in connection with public and private transactions. He has been involved in a significant number of contested transactions, including hostile bids, topping offers and proxy contests, and has significant experience advising boards and special committees on such matters. Brad also regularly acts for issuers and investment dealers on public and private offerings of debt and equity securities, including in connection with initial public offerings and qualifying transactions. He has co-authored a series of empirical studies on hostile bids and proxy contests completed in Canada that have received widespread media coverage. Outside of his practice, Brad serves as a Director of Epilepsy Toronto, a non-profit agency that has supported people living with epilepsy for over 50 years. Brad received his JD/MBA from the University of Toronto and has also completed Level III of the Chartered Financial Analyst Program. He was called to the Ontario Bar in 2006.